Ham Radio Class
Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December on the second Saturday.Saturday, February 11, 2017 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Want to learn how to bounce radio signals off the moon? Build your own antenna? Talk to people around the world?
Attend class sessions for a chance to win door prizes or your own dual band radio!
The library holds FREE ongoing classes for people to learn about amateur radio operation. The classes are held twice a month (Sept-May), on the first Tuesday (5:00 pm) and the second Saturday (12:00 pm).
Amateur radio (also called ham radio) is the use of designated radio frequency spectra for purposes of private recreation, non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, and emergency communication.
NEW FOR 2015/16 SESSIONS: Learn Morse Code!
Class participants will be eligible to be tested for their FREE amateur radio license. The next scheduled testing day is TBD. Study manuals are available to purchase for $25 and are optional. Free study resources are also available!
These ongoing sessions are sponsored by the Friends of the Homer Public Library and members of the South Peninsula Amateur Radio Club. For more information, contact Shanley Kerls Brown at 907-299-4233.